Cannabinoids and what they do.
What are Cannabinoids? Cannabis plants produce special chemicals called cannabinoid acids. Estimates vary widely on how many cannabinoids are in the plant, but suffice it to say that there are many, and most only show up in trace amounts. Cannabis plants do not directly create cannabinoids like THC or CBD. Instead, they produce these cannabinoid acids which, when heated, go through a process called decarboxylation to produce cannabinoids. Cannabinoid acids aren’t going to mak